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Who was George Heriot? A tour behind the gates

For 5 days only this Spring, George Heriot’s will open its famous gates for a guided tour of the historic School building.

Who was George Heriot? A tour behind the gates

About Who was George Heriot? A tour behind the gates

Explore the outstanding example of Scots Renaissance architecture while learning about George Heriot, Edinburgh’s famous Jeweller and philanthropist and the 400-year legacy he inspired of ‘Distributing Chearfullie.’

Discover the historic Quadrangle and original entrance to the School. Other highlights include the heritage corner of the Old School building which is home to the spectacular Chapel and Council Room which still serves its purpose today.

Situated in Edinburgh’s Old Town, take in the stunning views of Edinburgh Castle, Greyfriars Kirkyard and the Silhouette of the Royal Mile.

Places are limited. Book early to avoid disappointment.

All ticket sales are donations and will go directly towards the We are all George Heriot campaign.

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